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THE BREAKFAST CLUB: How the Most Iconic ’80s Movie Affected a Generation

By Tara McNamara / March 22, 2019 /

The Breakfast Club is the face of the ’80s Movies – the classic gave teens a voice, showed their box office power, and cemented John Hughes as the decade’s most influential director. This weekend marks the 35th Anniversary of Claire, Allison, John Bender, Andrew, and Brian’s Saturday detention (“March 24, 1984, Shermer High School, Shermer,…

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THE KARATE KID is Back & We’re Giving Away Tickets!

By Tara McNamara / March 7, 2019 /

UPDATE: Winners have been selected. Congrats to Debbie D., Travis C., Crystal C., John C., and Elizabeth B.! Watch for our next give away! been 35 years since Daniel-san crane-kicked his way into the hearts of Mr. Miyagi and moviegoers everywhere. So, as The Karate Kid enters its midlife crisis, it Waxes On with a…

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Why THE KARATE KID is The Most Gen X Movie Ever Made: ’80s MOVIES Podcast

By Tara McNamara / June 22, 2018 /

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST: Today is the 34th Anniversary of The Karate Kid, a movie that continues to resonate with the kids of the ’80s…and Millennials and Generation Z. The film about a bullied teen (Ralph Macchio) who is trained in self-defense by a wise, elderly karate master (Pat Morita) spawned sequels, a spinoff, an…

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BULL DURHAM: Tim Robbins Nearly Fired After First Day

By Tara McNamara / June 15, 2018 /

It’s been 30 years since Bull Durham hit theaters, which is widely considered the best sports film ever and one of the best comedies of all time. Bull Durham is about aging catcher Crash Davis (Kevin Costner) demoted back to the minor leagues to coach promising pitcher “Nuke” Laloosh (Tim Robbins) and encounters Annie Savoy, a…

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